1. Significant fluctuations in ecdysteroid receptor gene (EcR) expression in relation to seasons of molt and reproduction in the grapsid crab, Metopograpsus messor (Brachyura: Decapoda).

    General and Comparative Endocrinology 211:39 (2015) PMID 25448252

    Metopograpsus messor, a brachyuran crab inhabiting the estuaries of North Kerala (India), is a prolific breeder releasing approximately 14-16 broods a year. The present paper reports the sequence information on the DNA binding domain (C domain, DBD), linker (D domain) and ligand binding domain (...
  2. Congenital neuroblastoma with liver metastasis presenting with Hashimoto Pritzker disease.

    Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology 52(3):374 (2009) PMID 19679965

    A two-month-old female child presented with discrete skin-colored papules on the forehead and scalp. She was earlier diagnosed to have neuroblastoma of the adrenal gland which had metastasized to the liver. Histological sections of the skin lesion showed a nodule composed of sheets of cells with...
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  3. Potential of plant extracts in combination with bacterial antagonist treatment as biocontrol agent of red rot of sugarcane.

    Canadian Journal of Microbiology/Revue Canadien... 53(2):196 (2007) PMID 17496967

    Plant extracts and antifungal microorganisms were tested singly and in combination for biocontrol of sugarcane red rot disease (Colletotrichum falcatum) using two sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) cultivars, CoC671 and CoC92061, in pot and field experiments. Leaf extracts of Abrus precatorius...
  4. 1H, 13C, and 15N peak assignments and secondary structure of human macrophage metalloelastase (MMP-12) in its inhibitor-free state.

    Journal of Biomolecular NMR 36 Suppl 1:55 (2006) PMID 16855860 PMCID PMC1894754

  5. Induction of resistance in host against the infection of leaf blight pathogen (Alternaria palandui) in onion (Allium cepa var aggregatum).

    Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics 42(6):371 (2005) PMID 16955738

    The Pseudomonas fluorescens isolate Pfl was found to inhibit the growth of pathogen Alternaria palandui, in vitro. In the present study, foliar application of a talc-based formulation of Pfl significantly reduced the incidence of leaf blight of onion, caused by A. palandui. Induction of defense-...
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  6. Detoxification of oxalic acid by pseudomonas fluorescens strain pfMDU2: implications for the biological control of rice sheath blight caused by Rhizoctonia solani.

    Microbiological Research 160(3):291 (2005) PMID 16035241

    Rhizoctonia solani isolates varying in their virulence were tested for their ability to produce oxalic acid (OA) in vitro. The results indicated that the virulent isolates produced more OA than the less virulent isolates. In order to isolate OA-detoxifying strains of Pseudomonas fluorescens, rhi...
  7. Involvement of secondary metabolites and extracellular lytic enzymes produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens in inhibition of Rhizoctonia solani, the rice sheath blight pathogen.

    Microbiological Research 159(1):73 (2004) PMID 15160609

    Fourteen strains of Pseudomonas fluorescens isolated from rhizosphere soil of rice were tested for their antagonistic effect towards Rhizoctonia solani, the rice sheath blight fungus. Among them, PfMDU2 was the most effective in inhibiting mycelial growth of R. solani in vitro. Production of chi...
  8. Familial infantile myaesthenia.

    The Journal of the Association of Physicians of... 48(4):439 (2000) PMID 11273185

    We report a family of two brothers with familial infantile myaesthenia which is an autosomal recessive congenital myaesthenic syndrome. It is a presynaptic neuro muscular junction disorder, responsive to treatment and has got good prognosis.
  9. Crossed aphasia leading to pure word deafness.

    The Journal of the Association of Physicians of... 46(9):824 (1998) PMID 11229259

    We report a case of crossed aphasia following a vascular insult of the right hemisphere in a middle aged dextral man with subsequent evolution to pure word deafness. Development of pure word deafness during recovery from crossed Wernickes aphasia is an extremely rare clinical entity. Probably th...
  10. Determinants of DNA-binding specificity of ETS-domain transcription factors.

    Molecular and Cellular Biology 16(7):3338 (1996) PMID 8668149 PMCID PMC231328

    Several mechanisms are employed by members of transcription factor families to achieve sequence-specific DNA recognition. In this study, we have investigated how members of the ETS-domain transcription factor family achieve such specificity. We have used the ternary complex factor (TCF) subfamil...
  11. Internal packing conditions and fluctuations of amino acid residues in globular proteins.

    Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 13(4):627 (1996) PMID 8906883

    In order to investigate the environmental conditions of amino acid residues in protein molecules, four kinds of packing studies (atomic, geometric, hydrophobic and hydration) were formulated and tested on two proteins; bovine pancreatic trypsin inhibitor (BPTI) and bovine pancreatic ribonuclease...
  12. Conformational studies of a synthetic cyclic decapeptide fragment of rat transforming growth factor-alpha.

    International Journal of Peptide and Protein Re... 46(1):88 (1995) PMID 7558602

    The solution conformation of a synthetic cyclic decapeptide [with sequence mimicking the third disulfide loop of rat transforming growth factor-alpha (rTGF-alpha)] in deuterated dimethyl sulfoxide was studied by 2D NMR. The determination of solution structures was based on NOE interproton distan...
  13. Three-dimensional structure in solution of griseoviridin, a group A antibiotic.

    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1201(2):149 (1994) PMID 7947926

    The solution conformation of griseoviridin, a broad spectrum antibiotic, has been determined by 1H-NMR in deuterated dimethylsulfoxide. The structural determination is based on experimental data of NOE constraints Five structures were obtained from restrained molecular dynamics calculations, by ...
  14. Cardiotoxin II from Taiwan cobra venom, Naja naja atra. Structure in solution and comparison among homologous cardiotoxins.

    Journal of Biological Chemistry 269(38):23500 (1994) PMID 8089116

    The three-dimensional structure in solution of cardiotoxin II, a membrane toxin from the venom of Taiwan cobra, Naja naja atra, was determined using 1H nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and molecular modeling based on the hybrid distance geometry/dynamic simulated annealing technique. A co...
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  15. Solution conformation of enopeptin A, a depsipeptide antibiotic, using 2D NMR and restrained molecular dynamics studies.

    Journal of Antibiotics 47(8):922 (1994) PMID 7928680

    Studies on the solution conformation of the cyclic depsipeptide antibiotic enopeptin A have been carried out using 2D NMR and molecular modelling techniques. The proton resonances of the antibiotic in DMSO-d6 have been assigned by the use of TOCSY and ROESY experiments. The interproton distance ...
  16. NMR spectra and restrained molecular dynamics of the mushroom toxin viroisin.

    International Journal of Peptide and Protein Re... 43(4):393 (1994) PMID 8045686

    The conformation of viroisin, the monocyclic toxic heptapeptide of the virotoxin family from mushroom Amanita virosa, was analysed using two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and restrained molecular dynamics simulations. All proton signals were completely assigned, and interpr...
  17. NMR and dynamical simulated annealing studies on the solution conformation of urotensin II.

    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1199(2):115 (1994) PMID 8123660

    We determined the structure in solution of the vaso-constrictor hormone urotensin II (dodecapeptide) using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Complete assignment of all proton resonances has been achieved and the structural information has been obtained from the interproton distance measur...
  18. Cardiotoxin III from the Taiwan cobra (Naja naja atra). Determination of structure in solution and comparison with short neurotoxins.

    Journal of Molecular Biology 235(4):1291 (1994) PMID 8308891

    The structure in solution of cardiotoxin III, a membrane toxin purified from the venom of the Taiwan cobra, Naja naja atra, is reported. Sequence-specific assignment of 1H-NMR lines was completed and the NMR data show the presence of a triple and a double-stranded antiparallel beta-sheet. Many N...
  19. Solution conformation of cobrotoxin: a nuclear magnetic resonance and hybrid distance geometry-dynamical simulated annealing study.

    Biochemistry (Washington) 32(9):2131 (1993) PMID 8443154

    The solution conformation of cobrotoxin has been determined by using proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. With the combination of various two-dimensional NMR techniques, the 1H-NMR spectrum of cobrotoxin was completely assigned (Yu et al., 1990). A set of 435 approximate interproton d...
  20. Conformational properties of oxytocin in dimethyl sulfoxide solution: NMR and restrained molecular dynamics studies.

    Biopolymers 32(12):1599 (1992) PMID 1472646

    The conformation of oxytocin, the neurohypophyseal nonapeptide hormone, in solution in deuterated dimethyl sulfoxide has been determined by 1H-nmr. The structural determination is based on the experimental data set of nuclear Overhauser effect restraints. Obtained after the restrained molecular ...